Category: TCC Scientific Research

14 June

Reports of the results of the recent UCLA study showing that TCC helps relieve insomnia among breast cancer survivors have made news headlines around the world. A sample of articles is provided below. To read even more news reports of TCC’s effectiveness, go to the In The News page of the TCC website. 5/10/17 “T’ai […]

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14 May

A group of prominent academic researchers at the University of California, Los Angeles (UCLA) this week announced study results showing that T’ai Chi Chih (TCC) works as well as the “golden standard,” cognitive behavioral therapy, in relieving insomnia symptoms among breast cancer survivors. The article was published by the peer-reviewed Journal of Clinical Oncology online […]

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18 September

T’ai Chi Chih practitioners often describe the immense health benefits the receive from TCC. Read some of their stories here. Objective academic research confirms health benefits, too. A sample of studies and links are provided below; the full list can be viewed here.  To find a TCC teacher in your local area, visit the teacher […]

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11 December

Cultivating an inner peace prepares us to respond wisely and compassionately in the world while maintaining our center and balance. Bliss often is a product of such a practice, and is not dependent on external circumstances. Years of academic research as well as students’ and teachers’ experiences show us that T’ai Chi Chih effectively improves […]

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03 December

A T’ai Chi Chih teacher in Albuquerque, NM teaches this moving meditation to high school students. In a TEDx talk, she and students explain the benefits students experience that help make their academic lives more successful and less stressful. View the talk here. Several academic studies over many years have found that practicing TCC helps lessen stress, relieve […]

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15 November

Another day, another news report about the benefits of mindfulness. The evidence supporting the health benefits of T’ai Chi Chih and similar practices literally grows by the week. And it’s no wonder why – TCC practitioners worldwide have experienced these results. The practice of “mindfulness,” another word for meditation, shows in study after medical study […]

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29 October

Scientific research shows that practicing T’ai Chi Chih can significantly calm part of the nervous system that contributes to high blood pressure and heart disease. In this article from The Journals of Gerontology Series A: Biological Sciences and Medical Sciences, researchers explain their study results addressing the sympathetic nervous system. This system, part of the larger autonomic nervous […]

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20 October

Nine percent of adult Americans have feelings of hopelessness, despondency, and/or guilt that generate a diagnosis of depression, according to statistics from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC).  At any given time, about three percent of adults have major depression, also known as major depressive disorder, a long-lasting and severe form of depression. In […]

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22 August

Nine percent of adult Americans have feelings of hopelessness, despondency, and/or guilt that generate a diagnosis of depression, according to statistics from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC).  At any given time, about three percent of adults have major depression, also known as major depressive disorder, a long-lasting and severe form of depression. […]

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